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General Motors CEO Mary Barra testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on Capitol Hill, April 2, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senators Accuse GM Of Covering Up Defective Switch

Members of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths.

04/07/2014

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) (Getty Images)

Even Amid Furloughs, Some Texans Cheer Cruz

Thanks to Texas’ new Senator, Dale Huls is out of a job_at least for now. Yet Huls has never been prouder that he voted for him.

10/05/2013

Texas Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, sits at her desk on the first day of the second legislative special session on July 1, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Democrats Have Long Way To Go Before Winning Texas Statewide Election

The legislative debate over abortion laws and equal pay for women have rallied Democrats in recent weeks, but they have a long way to go before winning a statewide election in Texas.

07/29/2013

File photo of Texas Gov. Rick Perry.  (credit:  Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Texas House Passes Abortion Bill; Senate Next Stop

The Texas House has approved new abortion limits in a second special session, less than two weeks after Senate Republicans failed to finish work on the bill amid a filibuster and raucous protests.

07/10/2013

Both pro-choice and pro-life activists demonstrate in front of the Supreme Court on Dec. 4, 2002. (credit: JOYCE NALTCHAYAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Senate GOP Passes Restrictive Abortion Bill

Texas Republicans have passed new abortion restrictions expected to close almost every abortion clinic in the nation’s second most populous state.

06/26/2013

File photo of woman getting a sonogram. (credit: GENT SHKULLAKU/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Senate Debating Abortion Restrictions Bill

Republicans in the Texas Senate have abandoned attempts to ban abortion after the 20th week of pregnancy, but are pressing forward with new restrictions on the procedure.

06/19/2013

File photo of an AR-15 (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Next NRA leader: Members Fighting ‘Culture War’

The incoming president of the National Rifle Association is warning its members they are fighting a “culture war” that goes beyond gun rights.

05/03/2013

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Celebs Lash Out: Senate Says ‘No’ To Gun Bill

Senators like Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota has been called out by Hollywood celebrities and many others.

04/19/2013

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Dewhurst Campaign: Aide Stole At Least $1 Million

The dollar figures at issue in Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst’s Senate campaign fund embezzlement case continue to grow — and so does the investigation of the allegations.

02/08/2013

File photo of police at Lonestar College in the Houston area. (credit: Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Texas Lawmakers: Concealed Guns Bill Needed Following College Shooting

This week’s gunfire at a Houston-area college prompted new calls Wednesday for allowing concealed handgun license holders to carry their weapons into Texas college buildings and classrooms as a measure of self-defense.

01/23/2013

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